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Scientists map entire genome of sheep

By Agence France-Presse
Friday, June 6, 2014 2:17 EDT
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Scientists map entire genome of sheep (via AFP)

Scientists have mapped the entire genome of sheep, paving the way to improve the health of the humble farm animal for better meat and wool. After eight years of work on the entire genetic makeup of the species, the researchers also found the secrets…



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